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Pakistani TV show Honors Pluralist Mike Ghouse at Awards Night
Dallas, Texas – Fifteen were recognized for their contributions to the society in a gala event organized by Safeer-e-Pakistan, a popular community program that airs on Geo Television Network. The 8th Annual Awards Dinner event was held at DFW Marriott Hotel by the Airport on Saturday, May 19, 2012.
Since 1997 the program has been celebrating role models in different spheres of American life. It is a fulfillment of the vision of its founder Waqar Ali Khan, “to provide a platform for the Pakistani American community to voice their concerns on issues of importance to them”. There was a quite impressive 20 minute video presented at the program highlighting Safeer-e-Pakistan’
Safeer-e-Pakistan is a great step forward by the Pakistani community on a national level, reaching out to Pakistanis from around the nation. Congratulations to all of the recipients.
Mike Ghouse stands out as someone who has been talking the talk and walking the walk of Pluralism for more than twenty years. During his acceptance, he said “As a Pluralist, it is a joy for me to witness races, nationalities, religions and ethnicities fall the barriers between peoples and embrace each other....Pluralism and interfaith is our future, by the end of 2020, there will not be a major city in the America, and perhaps in the world” that does not embrace pluralism.
It is in this spirit of conflict mitigation and goodwill nurturance, and respecting the otherness of others that Mr. Ghouse appreciates the work of Safeer-e-Paksitan’
MikeGhouse is committed to building a Cohesive America and offers pluralistic solutions on issues of the day. He is a professional speaker, thinker and a writer on pluralism, politics, civic affairs, Islam, India, Israel, peace and justice. Mike is a frequent guest on Sean Hannity Show on Fox TV, and a commentator on national radio networks, he contributes weekly to the Texas Faith Column at Dallas Morning News and regularly at Huffington post, and several other periodicals across the world. The blog www.TheGhouseDiary.com is updated daily. Go to this page to find more of what Mike had to say about the event.